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. >> there is a confirmation hearing today for john kerry president obama's choice to be the next secretary of state. john kerry says he will divest holdings in dozens of companies in order to avoid possible conflicts of interest. >> that a heated exchange involving secretary clinton. she was defiant at times during her testimony on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi. >> we have no doubt they were terrorists. there were militants, they attacked us, killed our people off. but what was going on and why they were doing what they were doing -- >> we were misled that there were protests and then something sprang out of that and assault. >> we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk and decided to go kill some americans. what difference does it make? >> senator john mccain criticize clinton, saying the families of the four americans are not getting answers they deserve. clinton says the state department is moving swiftly to strengthen security and diplomatic posts worldwide. >> on lockdown at a southwest virginia college was lifted after a report of a gunman on campus tu
and afghanistan. >>> also today, john kerry will tell some of his senate colleagues why he should be our next secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee will hold kerry's confirmation hearing today. he is the committee's chairman, so new jersey senator robert menendez will preside over the hearing. president obama nominated kerry last month to succeed hillary clinton at the state department. the president says kerry's earned the respect and confidence of leaders around the world. >>> a developing story now out of north korea. the south korean government says north korea may be preparing a nuclear test. the associated press reports that north korea is warninging it's ready to conduct a test as well as carry out more long-range missile launches, threatening to wage a "full-fledged confrontation again the u.s." for what it calls continued hostility. the threats come days after the u.n. condemned the country's rocket launch last month. >>> yesterday, schools placed thes ha uva's college at wise on lockdown after reports of a gunman. the students who reported seeing him later confe
coming up on "news4 at 5." >>> senator john kerry appears to be on his way to an easy confirmation as the next secretary of state. he had a smooth hearing today before the foreign relations committee, and got emotional talking about his late father, who also served as a diplomat. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood, but equally proud that so too is the foreign service. >> senator kerry's testimony was briefly interrupted by a protest over u.s. relations with iran. he paused while that protester was escorted out, then acknowledged the senate is a place for voices to be heard. kerry famously testified 42 years ago about his opposition to the vietnam war. the full senate will vote on his confirmation next week. >>> a big push on capitol hill today for sweeping new gun control legislation. the measure wouldn't just reinstate the assault weapons ban, but also outlaw more than 100 other weapons. several democratic senators are working together on the bill describing the killings in newtown as a call to action. also today a group devoted to responding
kerry during his confirmation hearing to be secretary of state. kerry will answer questions from his colleagues on the senate foreign relations committee. he is the committee's chairman so new jersey senator robert menendez will preside over the hearing. president obama nominated kerry last month to succeed hillary clinton at the state department. >>> a developing story right now out of south korea -- rather, north korea. the south korean government says north korea may be preparing a nuclear test. the associated press reporting that north korea is warning that it is ready to conduct a test as well as carry out more long-range missile launches. three -- rather, threatening to wage a "full-fledged confrontation again the u.s." for what it calls continued hostility. the threats come just days after the u.n. condemned the country's rocket launch last month. >>> this morning, a grandfather wants answers in his grandson's death in prince george's county. over the weekend, 16-year-old marcus antonio jones was shot and killed outside a birthday party. police held a public meeting last night
senator kerry at the confirmation hearing. live coverage begins at 10:00 eastern. first, we will bring you "washington journal." then the senate confirmation hearing for john kerry. live coverage of the pentagon news conference with leon panetta and martin dempsey. and about 45 minutes, winnie stachelberg on gun control. max boot on foreign-policy. bradley shear worker rights in the workplace. >> as secretary i have no greater priority responsibility. as i have said many times, i take responsibility. nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to be the state department -- to leave the state department safer and more secure. it meant moving quickly to respond to the immediate crisis, but also to further protect our people in high threat areas across the region and the world. host: we will get your reaction this morning to hillary clinton's testimony yesterday. we do expect misses clinton on capitol hill again today as john kerry has his hearing to replace her. for the first 45 minutes, we will get your reaction to the testimony. what's being written and on television. t
john kerry on whether he's prepared to takeover as secretary of state. will likely be confirmed now that susan rice is no longer an option for the position. >> and i'm already excited by the many ways we can work together and in which we must work together. in order to advance america's security interests in a complicated and ever more dangerous world. >> senator kerry chairs the committee that's holding the confirmation hearings. kerry's entire life has prepared him for this job. his father was a diplomate and democratic presidential nominee and served numerous committees. >> coming up tonight, a study that may surprise you about smoking. people who quit before a certain age could live almost as long as nonsmokers. >> fox 5 is monitoring metro. proposes new tunnels to help keep up with the growing demand. >> and a baby girl thrown from a car during a horrific crash. what happens next nothing short of a miracle.  >>> we already know that smoking is hazardous to your health. but a new study found smokers who quit between 35 and 40 can erase most of that risk and qu
. >> the dream liners has been grounded until the investigation is complete. >> senator john kerry says it is up to iran to prove its nuclear program. he made the comment in front of the senate's foreign relations committee. with hearing had its lighter moments. >> mr. secretary -- senator in this respect. [laughter] >> i thought this would be quick. >> the massachusetts senator was also asked about his position on syria and the controversial nomination of chuck hagel who he defended. >> mark zuckerberg -- governor chris christie so much that he's is hosting a fund-raising campaign. they have worked closely with the outspoken republican on education. >> still to come, virginia's governor suicide ideas on how to improve your commute. and what he reveals as his top priority. >> metro says it will cost $1 billion a year to maintain services. >> authorities have identified one of two women killed on a falls church house fire yesterday. investigators say the body of 48 laura snider was found at the fire. firefighters responding to a 3:25 alarm found the
program last month. >> a confirmation hearing will be held today for democratic senator john kerry. gretzky is president obama's choice to be the next secretary of state. john kerry says if confirmed, he will divest holdings in dozens of companies to avoid any possible conflict of interest. a heated exchange involving secretary of state clinton and congress members on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi. >> no doubt they were terrorists, they killed our people. but what was going on and why they're doing what they were doing -- >> we were misled best there were protests and then something sprang out of that, and assault. >> we have four dead americans. was it because of protest or guys out for what will decided to go kill some americans? what difference does it make? >> senator john mccain criticized clinton, saying the families of the four americans of not gotten the answers they deserve. clinton says the state department is moving swiftly to strengthen security and diplomatic posts worldwide. 5:08 on this thursday, 18 degrees. >> still ahead a new warning from north korea when
in that area. >> all right. right now, john kerry is on capitol hill for his confirmation hearing to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. he's answering questions from the senate foreign relations committee. by the way, he's the chairman of that committee. news 4 joins us now with more. melissa, what kinds of questions could he be facing? >> well, he's been on the committee for 28 years, led it for the past four, as expected, keith, the questions thus far have been fairly friendly. now, the hearing started just about an hour ago, this is a live look right now. it's the first of three for obama's national security nominees and the least controversial. later, lawmakers plan to ask kerry about the civil war in syria, his stance on foreign aid and the keystone xl pipeline. he's expected to win by partisan support for his colleagues. >> i'm already excited by the many ways we can work together in which we must work together. in order to advance america's security interest in a complicated and ever more dangerous world. >> 2008, you might remember obama chose hillary clinton over kerry f
the testimony of senator john kerry in his bid to become the next secretary of state. it was one of the only problems in several hours of testimony in front of the senate foreign relations committee, but iran was one of the big issue that is senator kerry addressed today. here is what he said about keeping that country from getting nuke regard weapons. >> we will do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. our policy is not containment, it is prevention. >> he was introduced today by hillary clinton and senator john mccain. he is expected to be confirmed by the full senate next week. >>> a group of democratic lawmakers introduced a bill today to ban more than 150 assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons. the killings at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut spurred this new effort. bill's sponsors dianne feinstein. she says it includes an exception for 2,000 sports weapon. the nra says the second amendment forbids any weapons ban. >>> students from the catholic university began gearing up for tomorrow's march for life rally. the annual demonstration begins on th
clinton's replacement. massachusetts john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role, the senator will have to sell off many of his personal investments forth to avoid possible conflicts of interest. kerry is the senate's wealthiest member with an estimated net worth of more than $184 million. >>> jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> talking super bowl. >> that's right. the countdown to the super bowl is o. i don't know if you have your plans set. maybe money is a little tight right now. maybe you want that new big screen tv but it's just out of your price range. how about giving your current tv a pre-game tuneup. it's a lot easier than you may think. >> reporter: some of the most diehard football fans will watch the big game on a brand new tv, but if that's not in your budget, consume every reports says -- consumer reports says there are simple steps to get any tv ready. >> a lot of people may have brought a tv home and didn't set it up or left it with the factory
, her likely replacement, senator john kerry, passed his first today. he did not meet much opposition today. he's expected to be easily confirmed by the full senate. senator robert menendez nearly gave him the job today. >> mr. secretary -- senator, in this respect. >> that's all right. i'm ready. [ laughter ] >> i thought this could be quick -- >>> secretary clinton and republican senator john mccain endorsed senator kerry at the start of today's hearing. >>> the fairfax county school bloord meetings in less than an hour whether to decide to expand the gifted program, a.a.p. administrators want to add it to they limitnary skiles, four middle schools to create more slots for gifted students, but some parents worry that rapidly expanding the program will weaken it. school board members have expressed concern that the district needs to address overcrowding issues first. >>> still ahead on "news4 at 6," d.c.'s police chief fires back after a new report is released, claiming that not all sexual assaults are reported accurately. >>> a major push to ban assault weapons. >>> the d.c. area no
kerry will answer questions from the foreign relations committee after his nomination for secretary of state. most political analysts expect kerry to face friendly questioning today and have no trouble being confirmed. >>> the fact is we have four dead american. was it because of a protest, or it was because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> obviously a very different scene for current secretary of state hillary clinton. during her testimony yesterday before the senate foreign relations committee, republicans grilled her during that hearing on september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. clinton has accepted responsibility for the attack which killed four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, that isn't enough, though, for some lawmakers. they accused her of innorring warnings from the ambassador and diplomats in libya that they needed tighter security. >> were you and the president made aware of the classified cable from chris stevens that said
on the hill tomorrow to introduce senator john kerry at his confirmation hearings to possibly become the next secretary of state. >> tonight a ground breaking desix frd desd dedecision, after a decade long war, panetta removed a ban to allow women serve their country at the front lines. shomari stone joins us live with reaction. >> reporter: reaction from women we talked to, they'reic st ecst. leon panetta will make the announcement at the pentagon tomorrow behind me. women say this is the moment they're waiting for, a victory and equality. >> i think i have been walking abut thr about three feet in the air. thrilled the pentagon is lifting a ban on women serving in combat. >> exciting first step to further include women in the military service. >> the reservist is one of four female service members who filed a lawsuit to stop the approximately see thpolicy that bans women. >> great advancement in advancing women's equality in military service. >> reporter: the move overturns a 1994 ruling banning women from being in comb battle units. this change will allow the military to open up 200,000 co
kerry as her replacement. >>> the news edge in virginia where two women were killed in a fire in falls church this morning. crews responding to the call on manner road. a single story home engulfed in flames. approximately 30 minutes. both victims who neighbors say are a mother and daughter who are both deaf were found during searches of the home. people close to them are saddened by the news. >> really, i can tell you, we love them. it's hard to believe they die. it's hard for us. we were close with them. >> authorities have not confirmed the identities of the victims until they notify family. two dogs and eight cats killed in the fire. cause under investigation. the news edge on maryland tonight. the trial continues for an anne arundel county executive accused of misconduct in office. accused of using his security detail to help him with his campaign. today's chief of staff testified about a robo call system. >> he never ordered anyone to take part in john's reelection campaign. but admitted he acted as coordinator for any coworkers who did. he said, as chief of staff, he knew abo
will begin his nomination process today. massachusetts senator john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role as senator, he will have to sell off some personal assets to avoid a conflict of interest. he has a net worth of more than 18 -- $184 million. >>> leon panetta is expected to announce new rules today concerning women in combat. they'll soon be allowed to serve in the front line infantry positions. until 2016 to allow women to e join combat positions. after that they'll have to seek special exceptions if they believe positions should remain closed to women. gary nurenberg has reaction from one local soldier. >> i had to step outside the class and kind of do a happy dance and go right back into training. >> reporter: army reserve staff sergeant jennifer hunt is one of four women who sued the military claiming its ban on women in combat is unconstitutional. >> because we need the most qualified people in the military to do the job, be it male or female. this is going to allow the serv
to their seats, including the man expected to be the next secretary of state, john kerry, from massachusetts. if they seem dressed fairly lightly, there are some regional -- there's john mccain, dianne feinstein, there's some regional heaters in that area. there are blankets provided, as we heard. andrea mitchell is there. we'll keep alternating between this camera and the white house doorway so we don't miss a thing. and andrea, you're seeing the senate leadership fill in. >> yeah. just as senator kerry is coming in and some of the other senators, let me give you an idea of the schedule. there will be a change of power at the state department, as you know, on wednesday of this week. hillary clinton is going before the senate and the house. she's going to be here today in her role both as a former first lady and as the secretary of state. she's going to be testifying on benghazi on wednesday. on thursday before the committee that he chairs still, senator kerry will be introduced by secretary clinton for his confirmation hearing. we're told then that the vote on senator kerry as secretary of
. tomorrow he takes a message on the road with a stop in richmond, virginia. john kerry will face the senate foreigns relation committee. the president picked massachusetts senator to replace the retiring hillary clinton as the nation's top diplomate. kerry will likely cruise through an easy confirmation. >> it was emotional, blunt and sometimes heated testimony as secretary of state hillary clinton answered questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. accused the white house of fwlaming the attack on an offensive video. >> the fact is we had four dead americans was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk and decided they'd kill americans? what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. honestly, i will do my best to answer your questions about this. the fact is people were trying in real time to get to the best information. >> the secretary of state was also questioned about requests for beefed up security from ambassador chris stevens. she said she
the senate foreign relations committee. it is expected to be smooth sailing for senator john kerry. a lot of republicans support the president's pick to be the next secretary of state. >>> still ahead, another check of the roads on this snowy morning. >> does how much sleep you get affect your performance on the job. what some companies are doing to make sure you get a better night's sleep, coming up  [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> pack now on fox 5 morning news. you are helping us to tell the story of the morning snow. picture you see here is snow in swan point, maryland down in charles county. it was posted by our fa
the democratic nod for president in 2016. president obama has tapped senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. >>> lawmakers in maryland have come up with a compromise in legislation over who is responsible for injuries from dangerous dogs. it would impress the impact of last year's court ruling that pit bulls are inherently dangerous. that decision made pet owners and landlords liable for dog attacks. new law clarifies responsibility and would apply to all breed, not just pit bulls and landlords would only be liable if they know or should have known that a dangerous dog was being housed on their property. >>> the original author of the dear abby advice column has died. funeral services were held yesterday for abigail vanburen. she died wednesday after a long battle with alzheimer's disease. she was 94. giving good advice runs in the family. for decades her column competed with the advice of ann landers, written by her twin sister esther. esther died in 2002ment they were on good terms. the dear abby column has been written by her daughter jean for nine years. >>> 5:35 is our time. t
. senator john kerry will sit at the witness table to answer questions from his colleagues. >>> back to the weather issues today, lots of school delays and some closures because of the winter weather. we are running the full list at the bottom of your screen and it is also on myfoxdc.com. >> still snowing out there. with us for a couple more hours. we'll see some afternoon sunshine. i'll have the details on your weather forecast. julie wright has a look at those roadways which are getting to be snow covered coming up right after the break. >>> a live look outside at the roads as they begin to deal with the snow that came down in the early-morning hours. it doesn't look too bad out there right now but never know. if you are out there driving around, be extra careful. you may want it leave a little bit early. you got to get that stuff off the windshield and deal with the slick roads, snow plows. >> i saw a couple of trucks out there too. >> make sure you have the windshield wiper fluid. >> mine is not working. i promise you the other day it was working and it was fine. i thought i clea
up president obama's nomination of john kerry after replacements in the second obama administration. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> you saw his story first on fox 5. a maryland boy spent nearly two weeks in intensive care battling the flu. >> just the scariest thing you could ever imagine, seeing your child lay there with every tube and iv, coming from every part of his body, and of course him not being responsive. >> guess what? he is recovered and his family is talking about his close call and happy homecoming. >> and later, a new plan to keep d.c. kids in school. why parents could face harsh punishment. >> also ahead, first man te'o, a cat fishing hoax. fox 5 news at 10:00 is just getting started. we'll be right back.  we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it rig
kerry as the next secretary of state. >>> happening today, maryland's governor slated to propose measures to make it easier to cast a vote in maryland. according to the washington post, governor martin o'malley will push for a bill to expand early voting and also to allow maryland residents to register to vote and cast ballots on the same day. the bill faces opposition for republicans in the general assembly. the gop has long fought similar measures. they say it opens the door to voter fraud. >>> 6:46 now. today, leaders in prince george's county will help unveil a new gun safety proposal. maryland governor martin o'malley is scheduled to outline his public safety priorities for this year's legislative session. prince george's county executive baker and mark mcgaw will join the governor for the announcement this afternoon. >>> guns in virginia schools, sits with a safety task force. a legislative committee defers to that panel. it will authorize one person in every school to carry a concealed weapon. the task force is expected to make its recommendations before the general assemb
john kerry toe senate confirmation hearing he chaired. it's a safe bet he will get a better reception than the hostile reception they gave hillary clinton on benghazi. after nearly five hours of gruelling testimony, clinton showed rare public emotion talking about the deaths of ambassador chris stevens and three others in benghazi. >> for me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag drape caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters and the lives left alone to raise their children. >> she took the blame for the tragedy. >> i take responsibility and nobody is more committed to getting this right. >> her republican critics wanted to know what she knew and when she knew it. >> the american people deserve to know answers. they certainly don't deserve false answers. >> asking why repeated security warnings were ignored. eeb a cable ambassador stevens sent her september 11th, the day of the attack. >> these officials were screaming
something yesterday on capitol hill. today hillary clinton will introduce john kerry at his confirmation hearing to replace her as secretary of state. the session is expected to take on a much different tone than the tough questioning she faced yesterday about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. take a look at what happened. >> when you're in these positions, the last thing you want to do is interfere with any other process going on. >> i realize that's a good excuse. >> number two -- well, no, it's the fact. we have no doubt they were terrorists, militants, they attacked us, they killed our people. but what was going on and why they were doing what they were doing -- >> no, no, no. >> -- is still -- >> again, we were misled that there were supposedly protests and then something sprang out of that, an assault sprang out of that, and that was easily ascertained that that was not the fact. and the american people could have known that within day, and they didn't know that. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest, or was
to that we saw senator john kerry, likely next secretary of state. a comment on twitter the rights i think the inauguration should be a national holiday every four years, regardless of affiliation everyone should watch it. there is justice scalia of the supreme court. watching as an arlington, texas. an independent there. caller: i am here. i just wanted to call and say that i do appreciate c-span. i appreciate the statements obama made. it was very important. also, it was good to see president carter again. also good to see president bill clinton. i just want to say we're praying for you, god bless you and we do appreciate you. >> bipartisan moment with justice scalia talking to patrick leahy of vermont. you wonder what you get to eat. here is what the menu is like. the first course is steamed lobster. the second hickory-grow by sen, and wild huckleberry reduction. the third course is hudson valley apple pie with sour cream ice cream, aged cheese, and honey. the wind will be from new york state from chuck schumer the represents the united states senate. next is a call from nelson. caller:
john kerry, will be confirmed as clinton's replacement as secretary of state the next day. >>> some reassuring news for pregnant women deciding whether or not to get a flu shot. in what is believed to be the largest study of the flu vaccine during pregnancy, researchers found no evidence that the shot increases the risk of miscarage. the study released by the new england journal of medicine this week even found that the flu vaccine may prevent some fetal death he is. >>> the aurora, colorado, movie these we are a shooting rampage killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others is reopening today. some six months after the july massacre, the theater's reopening has been divisive. local officials are phrasing the theater for helping the community move forward, but some victims and their families are boycotting today's reopening ceremony, anger $by the theater's response to the tragedy. >>> and now head to wall street. cnbc's mary thompson is at the new york stock exchange. mary, good morning. >> good morning. the dow's five-day win streak coming to end on wednesday. that is on news of b
introducing john kerry at his confirmation hearing. he is likely to be asked how he would handle those threats as the next secretary of state. >> margaret brennan thank you. "washington post" columnist david ignatius had written extensively about the engazie attacks. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with the questions, whether secretary of state took responsibility, answered all the questions and put this behind her? >> she gave a good account of herself, she gave as good as she got. it was an intense session. i think on the sound bite that we'll remember secretary clinton asking what difference does it make? knowing exactly how this happened. i think it does make a difference, and the reason is it's clear in hindsight the united states simply didn't know enough about what was happening in benghazi on the day that these four americans were killed. the intelligence wasn't good the diplomatic security wasn't good, efforts to fix it had failed, and in that sense, secretary clinton is taking responsibility but there is a deep obligation in the de
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